The Official Guide

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Maylan Schurch Sabbath, September 26, 2020 A couple of weeks back during a trip to a used-book store, I peered over my facemask-hem at this shelf of volumes. The bright Japan: The Official Guide caught my attention. As I studied the...

He’s Fading

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Maylan Schurch Friday, September 25, 2020 This past Monday on our morning walk, Shelley spotted this little paint-splotch on the sidewalk ahead of us. “Look!” she said. “A little man!” “That looks like the devil,” I told her. “I did a...

Wind

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Russell Jurgensen Thursday, September 24, 2020 The wind through the Columbia Gorge at Hood River attracts kiteboarders and windsurfers. The wind also causes problems for outhouses as evidenced by the buckets of rocks holding this outhouse...

Heard Not Seen

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Darren Milam Wednesday, September 23, 2020 If you live around trees and/or a forest (specifically in the Pacific Northwest), and can get away from some artificial noise, there’s a good chance you’ll hear some croaking. Most likely it will...

Blackface Mountain Sheep

Photo and Commentary ©2020 by Robert Howson Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Anyone who has spent any amount of time around animals knows that some are easier to read than others. While your pet pooch may wear his emotions on his face, the same would unlikely be said about...